University at Buffalo School of Public Health

Flint Entrance, Amherst, NY 14260
(716) 645-6900

MPH Program Overview

The MPH program offered by the University at Buffalo SUNY provides a very deep understanding of all aspects of the public health field. It’s a campus based program that focuses on rural as well as urban health, a fact that helps it stand out from many other programs. The program features field training as well as cross-border opportunities for education and provides an excellent way for students to earn their degree. Dual degree and collaborative programs are also available.

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MPH Curriculum and Courses

The curriculum of the MPH program is broken up into five different concentrated study areas. Each of these areas of specialization will involve not only campus based course work, but field training and an integrative project as well. The five study areas include:

• Epidemiology
• Health Services Administration
• Biostatistics
• Environmental Health
• Community Health and Health Behavior

Classes will consist of several core courses as well as specialized classes focused on each of the above areas of concentration.

MPH Admissions

Admission into the program requires students to submit several things including

• GRE Scores
• Bachelor’s Degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher – All transcripts must be submitted
• Two references
• Personal statement of career goals
• TOEFL scores for international students
• Additional requirements may exist for students depending upon their chosen areas of specialization.

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MPH Tuition and Financial Aid

The school offers numerous financial aid options including grants, loans, and scholarships. The school provides scholarships to numerous students each year, and other options exist as well. Tuition costs are lower than most private schools and full time students will pay around five thousand dollars for residents, and around 8,450 for nonresidents. Part time students will be charged based upon the credit hour, with residents paying 505 dollars per credit hour and nonresidents paying 767 dollars in most cases.

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